The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 503 482 398
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -84
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 92 103 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 80 106
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.52 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.52 - £170.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49196 47158 45233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.18% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 29170 27517
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1869 1981
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 48 £450 - 13
North West -23 12 £350 +34.61% 5
South East -12 10 £343 +5.38% 16
South West -8 8 £325 +44.44% 2
Yorkshire -31 6 £318 +3.67%
East of England -1 5 £400 +6.66%
West Midlands +5 2 £481 +67.39% 5
East Midlands -18 1 £315 +5.00% 1
SQL Server Developer
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SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title.

1 206 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 136 (66.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 134 (65.05%) SQL
4 103 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 100 (48.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 84 (40.78%) Data Warehouse
7 82 (39.81%) Business Intelligence
8 80 (38.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 79 (38.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 63 (30.58%) Finance
11 62 (30.10%) Microsoft
12 61 (29.61%) ETL
13 52 (25.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 48 (23.30%) C#
14 48 (23.30%) .NET
15 47 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (15.53%) MS Excel
17 28 (13.59%) Banking
18 25 (12.14%) Scrum
18 25 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
19 22 (10.68%) NHS
20 20 (9.71%) MDX
21 19 (9.22%) Kimball Methodology
21 19 (9.22%) Analytics
22 18 (8.74%) Visual Studio
23 15 (7.28%) QlikView
23 15 (7.28%) Investment Banking
24 14 (6.80%) Asset Management
24 14 (6.80%) Dimensional Modelling
24 14 (6.80%) Cognos

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.49%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.49%) SAS
3 1 (0.49%) DNN
3 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.46%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 136 (66.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 100 (48.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (40.78%) Data Warehouse
5 80 (38.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 79 (38.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 52 (25.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (7.28%) QlikView
9 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (5.83%) MS Access
10 12 (5.83%) OLAP
10 12 (5.83%) ProClarity
10 12 (5.83%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (5.34%) RDBMS
11 11 (5.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (5.34%) Relational Database
12 8 (3.88%) SSDT
13 5 (2.43%) DTS
14 3 (1.46%) OLTP
14 3 (1.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 25 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (8.74%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.91%) ERwin
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (1.94%) Subversion
6 3 (1.46%) JIRA
6 3 (1.46%) NUnit
7 2 (0.97%) Maven
7 2 (0.97%) Selenium
7 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.97%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 63 (30.58%) Finance
2 28 (13.59%) Banking
3 15 (7.28%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.83%) Retail
5 10 (4.85%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.85%) Front Office
6 6 (2.91%) Electronics
6 6 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.91%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Law
7 2 (0.97%) Publishing
7 2 (0.97%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Billing
8 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (23.30%) .NET
2 20 (9.71%) MDX
3 13 (6.31%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.37%) CSS
5 8 (3.88%) HTML
6 7 (3.40%) XML
6 7 (3.40%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.91%) Web Services
8 5 (2.43%) JSON
9 4 (1.94%) JAXB
9 4 (1.94%) Struts
9 4 (1.94%) J2EE
9 4 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.94%) RESTful
10 3 (1.46%) jQuery
11 2 (0.97%) Middleware
11 2 (0.97%) Spring
11 2 (0.97%) Classic ASP
11 2 (0.97%) XSLT
11 2 (0.97%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.68%) NHS
2 13 (6.31%) Clustering
3 11 (5.34%) Fixed Income
4 9 (4.37%) Replication
4 9 (4.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 8 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.40%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.91%) DTV
7 6 (2.91%) Derivative
8 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.97%) Statistics
9 2 (0.97%) Equities
9 2 (0.97%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.49%) UNIX
1 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (39.81%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (29.61%) ETL
3 47 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.14%) Scrum
5 19 (9.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 19 (9.22%) Analytics
6 14 (6.80%) Dimensional Modelling
6 14 (6.80%) Asset Management
6 14 (6.80%) Migration
7 12 (5.83%) Configuration Management
8 10 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.37%) Data Modelling
9 9 (4.37%) TDD
10 8 (3.88%) Change Management
11 7 (3.40%) Data Analysis
11 7 (3.40%) Fund Management
11 7 (3.40%) Data Migration
12 6 (2.91%) Test Automation
12 6 (2.91%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 134 (65.05%) SQL
2 103 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 48 (23.30%) C#
4 13 (6.31%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.83%) VB.NET
5 12 (5.83%) VBA
6 9 (4.37%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.46%) Java
7 3 (1.46%) VB
7 3 (1.46%) C
7 3 (1.46%) Python
7 3 (1.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.97%) Perl
9 1 (0.49%) PHP
9 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
1 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.97%) Degree
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.97%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Control-M
2 1 (0.49%) Foglight
Vendors
1 62 (30.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.80%) Cognos
3 12 (5.83%) SAP
4 8 (3.88%) Oracle
5 7 (3.40%) Tableau
6 1 (0.49%) Lotus
6 1 (0.49%) Sybase
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